extremes of Alexandra's air pollution appear to be easing,
the Otago Regional Council says.
Otago's economy relies on tourism more than any other region
in the country, the Tourism Industry Association says.
The passage of time and environments with uncontrolled
humidity and temperature are taking their toll on St Paul's
Cathedral's historic art collection of paintings, etchings
If new ''high productivity'' trucks are to be able to use the
roads between Dunedin and Queenstown, some bridges along the
route will need to strengthened.
A University of Otago scientist wants no-catch zones created
for longfin eels and says the Government is not acting
quickly enough to protect the species.
Controversial Fish and Game Otago councillor Dave Witherow
will return to representing the region at the New Zealand
An admission the Department of Conservation had ''not been on
its game'' for some time did not surprise Otago's Fish and
A two-year fight to enhance a lower Taieri swamp is over but
Fish and Game Otago hopes it will not have to foot the entire
bill for the consent process.
Brown trout in ''amazing condition'' have been found in the
stream which supplies Lake Hayes, surprising Fish and Game
Otago's staff and council.
The number of anglers breaking fishing regulations halved in
the past season but there are still people who continue to
fish without a licence, Fish and Game Otago says.
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